People are more difficult to work with than machines. And when you break a person, he can't be fixed.
Great men are like eagles, and build their nest on some lofty solitude.
A man is not rightly conditioned until he is a happy, healthy, and prosperous being; and happiness, health, and prosperity are the result of a harmonious adjustment of the inner with the outer of the man with his surroundings.
Everything can be taken from a man or a woman but one thing: the last of human freedoms to choose one's attitude in any given set of circumstances, to choose one's own way.
Humanism and Divinity are as complementary to one another in the order of culture, as are Nature and Grace in the order of being.
A narrow mind and a fat head invariably come on the same person.
A wise man can play the part of a clown, but a clown can't play the part of a wise man.
Not only will we have to repent for the sins of bad people; but we also will have to repent for the appalling silence of good people.
You climb to reach the summit, but once there, discover that all roads lead down.
I just invent, then wait until man comes around to needing what I've invented.
A great man is different from an eminent one in that he is ready to be the servant of the society.
I measure the progress of a community by the degree of progress which women have achieved.
To understand how any society functions you must understand the relationship between the men and the women.
If you want to know what a man's like, take a good look at how he treats his inferiors, not his equals.
I like university professors, but you know, we shouldn't hold them up as the high-water mark of all human achievement. They're just a form of life, another form of life.
Humanism was not wrong in thinking that truth, beauty, liberty, and equality are of infinite value, but in thinking that man can get them for himself without grace.
To live alone is the fate of all great souls.
Johnny Cash has always been larger than life.
The U.S. Census Bureau acknowledged this fact when it reported that those with a bachelor's degree earn on average $1 million more over their lifetime than those with only a high school diploma.
The highest forms of understanding we can achieve are laughter and human compassion.
I can calculate the motion of heavenly bodies but not the madness of people.